Lab Animal Tech III (GF) - Center for Comparative Medicine - Germ Free (90006

Baylor College of Medicine

Houston, TX

Job posting number: #7068480 (Ref:4363-en_US)

Posted: July 31, 2020

Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

Job Purpose

Under minimal supervision, provides skilled care and handling of gnotobiotic laboratory animals. Primarily working in germ-free areas to include: standard housing, biohazard, non-human primate and specialized animal colonies. Also responsible for limited supervisory duties including direction and oversight of work, but excluding discipline.

Job Duties
  • Conducts daily health checks and feeds and waters animals under gnotobiotic conditions.
  • Enters sterile supplies into animal housing areas using specialized equipment and aerosolized sterilants.
  • Changes cages as scheduled and sanitizes housing areas.
  • Performs technical procedures such as: blood collection, administration of test articles and medication, permanent animal identification and animal restraint.
  • Assists with surgeries and pre- and post-surgical care of animals.
  • Maintains accurate colony records and study records.
  • Records study-related data and communicates to stakeholders.
  • Implements study plans and coordinates with other staff to achieve scientific objectives.
  • Participates in technical services offered by department.
Minimum Qualifications
  • Education Required: High School diploma or GED.
  • Experience Required: Four years of relevant experience.
  • Certification/Licenses/Registration: Assistant Laboratory Animal Technician (ALAT) by the American Association for Laboratory Animal Science (AALAS).
  • Certification must be obtained within one year of hire or promotion.





Baylor College of Medicine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Equal Access Employer.



Baylor College of Medicine fosters diversity among its students, trainees, faculty and staff as a prerequisite to accomplishing our institutional mission, and setting standards for excellence in training healthcare providers and biomedical scientists, promoting scientific innovation, and providing patient-centered care. - Diversity, respect, and inclusiveness create an environment that is conducive to academic excellence, and strengthens our institution by increasing talent, encouraging creativity, and ensuring a broader perspective. - Diversity helps position Baylor to reduce disparities in health and healthcare access and to better address the needs of the community we serve. - Baylor is committed to recruiting and retaining outstanding students, trainees, faculty and staff from diverse backgrounds by providing a welcoming, supportive learning environment for all members of the Baylor community.

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Job posting number:#7068480 (Ref:4363-en_US)
Application Deadline:Open Until Filled
Employer Location:Baylor College of Medicine
United States
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